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Right-hand side trim panel
Left-hand side trim panel (vehicles with a sound
To open: turn rotary catch 000290° in the
direction of the arrow and remove side trim
X To close: insert side trim panel 0003and turn
rotary catch 000290° in the opposite
direction to the arrow. Left-hand side trim panel (vehicles without a sound
To open: loosen side trim panel 0002at the
top and fold it down in the direction of the
X To close: insert side panel 0002.
Tail lamp X
Switch off the lights.
X Open the trunk.
X Open the side trim panel (Y page 123). X
Remove the tail lamp connector
X Simultaneously press retaining lugs 0002in
the direction of the arrow and slightly pull
out the bulb holder with th ebulbs.
X Remove the connector for LED light
functions from the top of the bulb holder.
X Pull the bulb holder out with the bulbs. 0002
0003 Brake lamp
0022 Parking lamp/brake lamp 124
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Press the respective bulb 0002,0003or0022 back
and turn it counter-clockwise to remove it
from the bulb holder.
X Inser tthe new bulb into the bulb holder and
turn it clockwise.
X Reinsert the connector for LED light
functions in the bulb holder.
X Insert the bulb holder again and lock it in
X Insert the tail lamp connector.
X Close the side trim panel (Y page 123).Windshield wipers
Switching the windshield wipers on/
! Do not operate the windshield wipers
when the windshield is dry, as this could
damage the wiper blades. Moreover, dust
that has collected on the windshield can
scratch the glass if wiping takes place when
the windshield is dry.
! If the windshield wipers leave smears on
the windshield after the vehicle has been
washed in an automatic car wash, wax or
other residues may be the reason for this.
Cleant he windshield using washer fluid
after washing the vehicle in an automatic
car wash. Combination switch
0008 Windshield wiper off
0006 0001 Intermittent wipe, low 5
0007 0002 Intermittent wipe, high 6
000B 0016 Continuous wipe, slow
000C 0010 Continuous wipe, fast
0020 0005 Single wipe/0006 To wipe the
windshield using washer fluid
X Switch on the ignition.
X Turn the combination switch to the
! Intermittent wiping with rain sensor: due
to optical influences and the windshield
becoming dirty in dry weather conditions,
the windshield wipers may be activated
inadvertently. This could then damage the
windshield wiper blades or scratch the
For this reason, you should always switch
off the windshield wipers in dry weather.
In the 0001or0002 position, the appropriate
wiping frequency is set automatically
according to the intensity of the rain. In
the 0002 position, the rain sensor is more
sensitive than in the 0001position, causing
the windshield wipers to wipe more
If the wiper blades are worn, the windshield
will no longer be wiped properly. This could
prevent you from observing the traffic
5 Rain sensor set to low sensitivity.
6 Rain sensor set to high sensitivity. Windshield wipers
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.Replace the wiper blades twice a
year, ideally in spring and fall. Replacing the wiper blades
Important safety notes G
If the windshield wipers begin to move while
you are changing the wiper blades, you could
be trapped by the wiper arm. There is a risk
Always switch off the windshield wipers and
ignition before changing the wiper blades.
! Never open the hood if a windshield wiper
arm has been folded away from the
Never fold a windshield wiper arm without
a wiper blade back onto the windshield.
Hold the windshield wiper arm firmly when
you change the wiper blade. If you release
the windshield wiper arm without a wiper
blade and it falls onto the windshield, the
windshield may be damaged by the force of
Mercedes-Benzr ecommends that you have
the wiper blades changed at aqualified
! To avoid damaging the wiper blades,
make sure that you touch only the wiper
arm of the wiper.
Changing the windshield wiper blades Removing the wiper blades
Remove the SmartKey from the ignition
lock or turn it to position 0(KEYLESS-GO).
X Fold the wiper arm away from the
windshield until it engages. X
Firmly press release knob 0002and pull the
wiper blade upwards from th ewiper arm in
the direction of the arrow.
Installing the wiper blades
X Position the new wiper blade in the retainer
on the wiper arm and slide it into place in
the opposite direction to the arrow.
The wiper blade audibly engages.
X Make sure that wiper blade is seated
X Fold the wiper arm back onto the
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Problems with the windshield wipers
Problem Possible causes/consequences and
The windshield wipers
are jammed. Leaves or snow, for example, may be obstructing the windshield
he wiper motor has been deactivated.
X For safety reasons, you should remove the SmartKey from the
X Switch off the engine using the Start/Stop button and open the
X Remove the cause of the obstruction.
X Switch the windshield wipers back on. The windshield wipers
fail completely. The windshield wiper drive is malfunctioning.
Select another wiper speed on the combination switch.
X Have the windshield wipers checked at a qualified specialist
workshop. The windshield washer
fluid from the spray
nozzles no longer hits
the center of the
windshield. The spray nozzles are misaligned.
Have the spray nozzles adjusted at a qualified specialist
workshop. Windshield wipers
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